The social phobia and anxiety inventory: Construct validity

@article{Turner1989TheSP,
  title={The social phobia and anxiety inventory: Construct validity},
  author={Samuel M. Turner and Melinda A. Stanley and Deborah C. Beidel and Lloyd M. Bond},
  journal={Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment},
  year={1989},
  volume={11},
  pages={221-234}
}
The Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory (SPAI) is a new instrument composed of social phobia and agoraphobia subscales. The latter scale is used to detect social anxiety that may result from agoraphobia. The SPAI's construct validity was assessed through several procedures. First, confirmatory factor analyses were conducted to validate the existence of the two subscales. Second, exploratory factor analyses examined the underlying structure of the social phobia subscale. Third, a Q factor… Expand
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